Liverpool are fighting today’s transfer deadline to close not just one but two defender deals

The champions are ready to pay £ 2.5 million Loan fee for Schalke center-back Ozan Kabak Sky Germany reports that Liverpool are trying to reach a deal before the deadline of Jan.00:00 (GMT) to complete the Bundesliga

Michael Edwards proposed a loan agreement with an option to buy Kabak, which was a long-term goal for Jürgen Klopp

Schalke would have to bring in a replacement, however, and they have little time for that

“We know that Kabak’s replacement has been identified, but there is no guarantee that the deal will be completed in time,” O’Connor said on Sky Sports News

And Football Transfers report that Shkodran Mustafi could be that man Arsenal defender is expected to terminate his contract with Arsenal and could sign for Schalke later on Monday

Liverpool stand ready to sign a deal for Preston’s Ben Davies to undergo medical treatment

But a deal for Kabak is on top of Davies’ capture and they are in negotiations to seal a transfer

“We are told that Liverpool are in a race against time to reach a deal with Schalke for their center-back Ozan Kabak,” added O’Connor

“He has long been associated with Liverpool and we know they are interested in him. Now we have been told that preparations are underway for the 20 year old to undergo medical treatment in Germany today, in case a deal can be agreed ”

Bundesliga journalist Chris Williams claimed Liverpool contacted Schalke about Kabak in September, and Italian source Sport Media Set also reports that Liverpool were keen on the central defender

According to Sport1, AC Milan also followed the player in November, who had a price of 35 million euros

The Italian giants were believed to hit a £ 22m deal in January, but nothing came of it. And now Liverpool have taken a step – and one that Schalke was expecting, according to the Telegraph

Liverpool transfer officials believe Arsenal center-back Shkodran Mustafi meets two key criteria in his hunt

Liverpool are fighting the clock to sign a defender with Jürgen Klopp before Monday

Liverpool have been told to make a move for Premier League center-back Shkodran Mustafi

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